The cheapest times to fly from TRF to RDU are

  • January 8th to May 6th (except the weeks of February 26th and March 26th)
  • August 27th to October 14th
  • November 5th to December 9th (except the weeks of November 12th and November 26th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from TRF to RDU is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $1322 for Saturday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $644 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Raleigh

Flying from Sandefjord (TRF) to Raleigh/Durham, NC (RDU) will usually cost between $649 to $1126 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $661. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $1125. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $464 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $696 can be considered a good price for a round-trip TRF to RDU flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the TRF to RDU route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

TRF to RDU Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the TRF to RDU flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Oslo. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $122 (9%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $728. Return trip prices are from the RDU to TRF flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from TRF to RDU can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 21 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from TRF to RDU while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) in Charlotte, NC

  • 130 miles (209 km) away from RDU
  • Usually 16.31% less expensive than RDU
  • 2-layover flights available

See TRF to CLT flights


Flight Hacking TRF to RDU

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from TRF to RDU — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Baltimore, MD (TRF > BWI > RDU)

  • Price for both tickets: $554
  • Average savings: $143 (20.47%)

See TRF to LGA flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (TRF > LGA > RDU)

  • Price for both tickets: $554
  • Average savings: $142 (20.4%)

See TRF to BWI flights

Hack #3: Washington, DC (TRF > DCA > RDU)

  • Price for both tickets: $556
  • Average savings: $140 (20.11%)

See TRF to DCA flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from TRF to RDU? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, British Airways, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, SAS, United, Wideroe, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Raleigh-Durham International Airport to Torp Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4098 miles or 6595 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from TRF to RDU?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop TRF to RDU flight is about 8 hour 21 minutes.

How many flights go between Sandefjord and Raleigh/Durham, NC?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 9 available flights from TRF to RDU.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeTRF
Origination airport nameTorp Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeRDU
Destination airport nameRaleigh-Durham International Airport
CityRaleigh/Durham, NC
Countrythe United States


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